About Us

Our Epicor® Kinetic 2021 ERP Consulting Team

Epicor Kinetic Tomerlin-ERP consultants are experts in software implementation. Implementing Epicor Kinetic requires both business experience and in-depth knowledge of the Epicor Kinetic ERP software, and this is the basis of our success.

ERP software addressing this market niche was in its infancy, but Epicor® software was, as it has continues to be, the leading ERP solution. Mr. Tomerlin is an expert with Epicor Kinetic ERP, Epicor® 10, Epicor® 9, Epicor® Vantage, and Epicor® Vista. More importantly, Mr. Tomerlin has in depth business experience and knowledge; he excels at managing people; he understands and can identify the big issues which must be managed and resolved to be successful; and he makes sure everyone has a sense of ownership in the implementation process.

You are most likely reading about Tomerlin-ERP because you are looking for an Epicor ERP consulting firm you can trust! We say “trust” because it is more comprehensive than “rely on.” Tomerlin-ERP has a track record of being trustworthy and so has Epicor ERP software. We understand your need in trusting the Epicor ERP consulting team you select to implement your end-to-end ERP software. We understand why you selected Epicor Kinetic ERP software and why you are considering Tomerlin-ERP as your consulting firm. For 20+ years we have exclusively been working with Epicor ERP software. Epicor Software Corporation has relied on us to serve some of its most valued customers. We have worked with Epicor ERP customers since 1998. Those customers have been in every state in the lower 48 states, in northern Mexico and eastern Canada.

Monte Tomerlin

Phone: 818-887-9162
Email: monte@tomerlin-erp.com

Our Consulting Team

Jon Farley, IT

Jon Farley

Manager – IT Services

Certified – Installation and Tools Indianapolis, IN

Jon, an Epicor Kinetic IT expert, is a very experienced degreed network and database consultant with 25+ years working with Epicor Kinetic ERP systems. These systems include but are not limited to, Epicor 10, Epicor 9, Vantage, and Vista and with Epicor ERP server network administration. Jon has installed and administered hundreds of server platforms meant for Epicor ERP software. He specializes in troubleshooting, performance tuning, and optimization. Jon’s knowledge spans a number of categories, including Windows servers, SQL, Progress, other databases, terminal server, virtualization, firewalls, network switches, server hardware, and web servers.

Jon is experienced with both core and supplemental installs for all versions of Epicor® ERP and he is certified for all Epicor ERP and related installations.

Jeremiah Moore

Manager – Customizations

Certified – Tools Cochranton, PA

Jeremiah began custom programming Epicor Kinetic ERP applications over 25+ years ago and he is our senior programmer for Epicor 10, Epicor 9, Vantage, and Vista. He has worked with customers throughout the entire evolution of the Epicor system, from the early version of Vista and Vantage through the deployment of Epicor ERP. Jeremiah has written literally thousands of custom utilities for customers of all industries.

He has in depth experience creating customized SSRS and Crystal Reports. This allows the custom forms (sales order acknowledgment, packing slips, invoice, etc) to be modified for a professional look, complete with your logos and color schemes. Jeremiah is our in-house expert on creating custom screens, fields, BAQ’s, dashboards, quick searches, BPM’s, etc. These tools help to facilitate data entry and retrieval by your end users.

Jeremiah Moore Manager Customer Programming
Jon Farley

Don Agostino PhD

Manager – User Trainings

Certified – Financials, Production, Distribution, and Tools
San Diego, CA

Don has been an ERP consultant since 1981 and an Epicor Kinetic ERP consultant for 30+ years. Don has served as the project manager and/or lead consultant on 200+ ERP implementations and has assisted many customers with their upgrades from the Epicor legacy products.

Don is certified by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and has been a speaker at their National conventions. He has delivered certification training in the APICS and helped many companies improve their lead time, capacity utilization, and profitability by adopting these principles. Don holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, and an MBA in Operations Management.

Don is a certified senior consultant in the production, distribution, and financial modules.

Joanne Dube

Production, and Distribution Consultant
Certified – Financials, Production, and Distribution
Montreal, QC, Canada

Joanne has been an Epicor Kinetic ERP consultant for 20+ years ago. She is a certified implementation and training consultant for Vista, Vantage, Epicor 9, Epicor 10, and Epicor Kinetic ERP software with a 100+ implementations. She is an expert in all E10 core modules and most advanced modules, including but not limited to, Financial Management, Security, Sales Management, Job Management, Field Service, Engineering, Material Requirements, Data Collection, Quality Assurance, Inventory Management, Shipping/Receiving, Purchase Management and Multi-Company.

Joanne has consulted on Epicor Kinetic ERP software implementations which involved start-up system configuration, data transfer from legacy systems to Epicor ERP software using the DMT utility, user training, and development of customer specific video and written documentation of the client’s business processes.

Joanne is also fluent in both French and English and is a certified senior consultant in the production, distribution, and financial modules.

Joanne Dube
Kerry Ropelato-5

Kerry Ropelato

Implementation Consultant

Certified – Production and Distribution
Ogden, UT

Kerry began implementing software 20+ years ago and launched his career in the implementation and training of Epicor Kinetic ERP. He has worked extensively with Vista, Vantage, and E9 products. Mr. Ropelato has a thorough working knowledge of all of Epicor Kinetic 2021, Epicor 10, Epicor 9, Vantage, and Vista core modules, including but not limited to, Security, Sales Management, Job Management, Engineering, Material Requirements, Data Collection, Quality Assurance, Inventory Management, Shipping/Receiving, Purchase Management, and Multi-Company.

Mr. Ropelato with his client, American Nutrition, was an active participant in the Beta testing of Epicor 9.

During his software consulting career, he has worked primarily with clients in the aerospace, electronics, food, foundry, and industrial parts industries. Kerry has primarily been a hands-on consultant with Epicor ERP products managing both implementation and training projects.

Kerry is a certified senior consultant in the production and distribution modules.

Daniel Simonton

Installation Consultant

Certified – Installation and Tools
Seattle, WA

Daniel is an Information Technology professional with 20+ years of experience, specializing in; Systems Administration, Databases, and Webservers in multiple platforms. He has worked for small startups and Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, Amazon, and Amdocs.

Prior to his consulting business, Daniel led the Systems Operations team for the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services. He has had extensive training and certification in numerous technology disciplines including VMWare 5, Storage, Cisco Switches, RedHat Linux, Microsoft Windows Server (2003-2012), Oracle, SQL , MySQL, F5 Load Balancers, and PERL. Dan is an expert in both IIS and Apache webserver and has worked extensively with cloud platforms such as Azure and Amazon Web Services.

Daniel is certified in Epicor installations and tools.

Epicor ERP Installation,Tomerlin-ERP EPicor ERP Installer
Mike Marr,Kyoto Japan

Mike Marr

IT Services

Certified – Tools
Muko-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Mr. Marr has programmed in dozens of languages for enterprise-class applications for 40+ years in nearly every industry. As the data and reporting manager for Providence Health, Mike led Providence’s transition from a Crystal Reports reporting environment to an SSRS real-time, actionable-intelligence team of hospitals. The breadth of Mike’s experience means deliverables will be met while increasing customer value and reducing costs and risks in many areas of business not just limited to the task at hand. As a former Project Manager, Internal Auditor, Lead Programmer, Business Systems Analyst, Lead Data Architect, IS Help Desk Supervisor, Trainer, Presales Engineer, Configuration Manager, Enterprise Systems Development Manager, and brutal tester; rest assured, Mike’s perspective will prove very valuable.

Mike takes pride in designing and building fault-tolerant, scalable solutions. The United States Postal Service, Department of Defense, IRS, Twitter, plus many banks, manufacturers (including Ferrari), telecoms, insurers, and hospitals have solutions he developed, touching the lives of billions across the planet each day.

Mike graduated from Purdue University with a BS degree in Management Information Systems.

Mike is certified in Epicor tools.

Zarina Valdes

Financial Consultant

Certified – Financials, Production and Distribution
San Antonio, TX & Monterrey, NL, Mexico

Zarina has been a Financial Consultant for 15+ years; starting with Deloitte in Monterrey, NL, Mexico. While with Deloitte, she assisted public companies with their public filing of their IFRS adoption, and Financial Statements. After Deloitte, she was hired by Epicor® Software Corporation to provide Epicor ERP professional financial training and consulting services for its customers located in Canada, Mexico and the United States. During that time, she worked as a financial lead, managing the financial aspect of Epicor ERP implementations. While with Epicor, she worked with more than 100 customers on Epicor 9, Epicor ERP 10, 10.1, 10.2, and Epicor Kinetic performing implementation and training services.

Zarina has a strong understanding of the interactions between Epicor ERP production and financial modules, while her expertise focused on the Financial Management modules including Multi-Site and Multi-Company environments. She is considered an expert with Credit Card Processing, XL Connect, and EKM.

Zarina is fluent in English and Spanish. She is trained in Mexican GAAP and financial regulations, as well as, US GAAP and IFRS; and is certified in the production and distribution, and financial modules.

Zarina is certified in Epicor Kinetic production and financials including XL Connect.

ZArina Valdes,San Antonio TX, Monterrey Mexico,Epicor ERP Financial Consultant
Gezeta Leonce, PM

Gezeta Leonce

Project Manager

Certified – Project Mgmt, Production, Distribution, Financials & Tools
Toronto, ON, Canada & San Lucia, ST

Gezeta is an ERP Project Manager and Epicor Kinetic consultant for 15+ years. She earned her PMP certification from Project Management Institute (PMI) in 2010. She is also a Licensed Professional Engineer of Ontario (PEng), Lean Management, and Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.

Her engineering background along with the ERP experience allows Gezeta to gain a quick understand of the client’s process and procedures. Gezeta is well versed with the Epicor Signature Methodology and the standards from the PMBOK, she uses a combination of both to ensure smooth implementations. She has managed several large-scale multi-company, multi-site and multi-languages projects. In addition, her skills include XSOL, a process modeling software.

Gezeta has worked with many ERP systems some of which include Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, but primarily focus has been Epicor Kinetic ERP, including Vista and Vantage. She has worked with clients in the mining, automotive, electronics, medical, food distribution, and industrial parts industries.

Gezeta is a certified senior consultant in the production, distribution, tools, and financial modules.

Slide "Tomerlin-ERP is one of the best business consulting firms with whom I have ever worked. Their knowledge of our Epicor ERP system combined with their knowledge of finance and cost accounting has made them a tremendous resource for our company. W Machine Works is better off because it capitalized on Tomerlin-ERP’s skills and broad business acumen. We could never have implemented our Epicor ERP system without them." Marzel Neckien
President/CEO, W Machine Works
Slide "Tomerlin-ERP helped us sort out a terrible, tangled program, and of Epicor software was never implemented nor used correctly. Tomerlin-ERP set us on the right track going forward. Tomerlin-ERP is an expert trouble-shooter, problem-solver, and teacher/trainer. Reimplementing ERP software while it is being used is quite a talent. Their business experiences and abilities are superior. They are our only Epicor ERP consultants." Julie Hale
Comptroller, EnDyn
Slide "We selected Tomerlin-ERP to lead our Epicor® 10 implementation and are extremely pleased with the results. Their knowledge of the system is unsurpassed. From the onset this group was a great source of support. The team’s members are highly skilled, driven professionals. Tomerlin-ERP invested the time to get to know our company and we formed a true partnership. It has been a pleasure working with this firm." Kyle Monoe
Customer Service Manager, Alvord-Polk Tool
Slide "Tomerlin-ERP operated as a third party IT consultant we used for installation and training on complicated Epicor ERP software. They performed perfectly on all aspects of the services they provided: installations, upgrades, data migration, implementation, and training. Tomerlin-ERP proved to be a unique and valuable asset in these projects." Steve Hanks
General Manager, Monroe Industries

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